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Sounds like a good idea but I live in a decent size apartment(not big or small) and i have no tools at all. There is one guy at work that builds cabinets all day. Maybe i could talk him into building it for me? Only problem is he is missing an eye and a few fingers.. should i trust him?
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post #12 of 25
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I think i will talk to him tomorrow. If he says no I just might buy the one i posted.
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post #13 of 25
MAN i love people who read the first post then have to stick there in like how hard is it to skim through the thread and get a basic knowledge of whats going one :S

OT: if the guy at work that builds cabinets all day im sure he can make a simple desk top all it requires is a circular saw and a tape measure unless you want something fancy with corners like a corner desk then you also need a jigsaw. i made mine with a circular saw and a jig saw and 2 clamps and sand paper. i would post some pics but i need one more coat of stain, i would have it done but my last coat looked like ass so i sanded it down some so one more coat and it will be done

EDIT: you posted will i was typing im sure if he wont make one the one you linked will work i just dislike the bottom area were the tower goes i would find it to restrictive of my legs also Good luck with talking to him. always remember your manners and ask nicely it goes ALONG way to say please and thank you could be that little bit that sways from a no to a yes hahaha its worked for me
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post #14 of 25
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If i could build it at work that would be great. As for "the guy" at work, he has had a few accident and I was in a build next to him when he got his last finger(2009 R.I.P. left pinky). Just don't want his blood on my new desk. Pretty sure they will not allow me to build it but i just might try too anyway.
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post #15 of 25
well assuming were you work you deal with wood ..... or have assess to tools dont be afraid just go upto your boss and ask if you can use the tools on your lunch brake or after your shift for a few cause if all your doing if making a desk top it should only take a few hours to cut and sand it smooth and the you can paint or stain it whenever you chose and if you need legs just take a few 2x4's and make your own and support them with angled parts to keep them stable sure it wont look the best but you will have a desk that fits your needs and you can say i made that and if i looks awesome people will admire your work
    
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post #16 of 25
thanks for the link . but is 47.1 inches enough for 3x 19 inch monitors?
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thanks for the link . but is 47.1 inches enough for 3x 19 inch monitors?
Easy.....

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post #18 of 25
ya it would work but it would be a tight fit with 3x 19inch monitors. you will probably have 3 inch (aprox) overhang on the sides but that desk should hold 3 19 inchers now if you want to go anything bigger then you would need a bigger desk so if you plan on upgrading then i would say get a wider desk
    
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post #19 of 25
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Well I built up the courage to talk to Tim (the guy from work). He gave me an estimate of $450 for what i wanted. Almost the same specs of my cheap walmart desk ($55) i have and my boss pretty much said no i can't do it myself. Just going to have to buy one.
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post #20 of 25
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Originally Posted by Boi 1da View Post
Well I built up the courage to talk to Tim (the guy from work). He gave me an estimate of $450 for what i wanted. Almost the same specs of my cheap walmart desk ($55) i have and my boss pretty much said no i can't do it myself. Just going to have to buy one.

ouch..... well good luck in your hunt and $450 is way over priced cause for $450 you could get a nice 72"W Credenza Shell and still have money left over for a fancy dinner or a new shiny PC part
Edited by Evil-Jester - 2/15/11 at 8:54pm
    
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